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Chevron may settle on Iraq oil deal

May 8, 2007
Chevron is reported to be ready to make a deal with U.S. prosecutors over its role in the Iraq oil-for-food scandal that lined Saddam Hussein's pockets. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Crime

Piracy losses disputed

May 8, 2007
New research says losses in overseas sales due to piracy are drastically lower than business groups have been claiming. That's creating concern that the new numbers will take the heat off countries like China, Stephen Beard tells us.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Reporters claim HP invaded their privacy

May 7, 2007
Three C-Net reporters are planning to sue Hewlett Packard. It's the latest twist in the company's spying scandal. Steve Henn reports.
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Journalists to sue HP over spy scandal

May 7, 2007
Three CNET reporters are breaking an age-old taboo and turning the tables on Corporate America. The journalists plan to sue Hewlett-Packard alleging invasion of privacy after their phone records were scrutinized by HP investigators. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime

Lies come back to haunt disgraced BP chief

May 2, 2007
Lord John Browne, who resigned yesterday, may face time behind bars for perjury after lying about the details of a relationship with a gay lover. The scandal has already cost him a $30-million severance deal.
Posted In: Crime

U.S. may probe BAE corruption case

May 2, 2007
An earlier investigation into corruption charges against the U.K.-based defense contractor were quietly dropped after pressure on Tony Blair's government by Saudi Arabia.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Google fires back at Viacom

May 1, 2007
The search engine giant, which owns YouTube, says the billion-dollar lawsuit by the media conglomerate over copyright issues for its programming could threaten innovation. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime

'The best Marketplace segment ever!'

Apr 27, 2007
(...based on a Friday morning theater story out of London ...in April.) A European law set to take effect next year bans advertising that aims to deceive consumers, which means promoters will have to stop pulling misleading quotes from bad reviews.
Posted In: Canada, Crime, Entertainment

No extra royalties for play-and-save downloads

Apr 26, 2007
Visitors to sites such as iTunes and AOL can listen and watch as they dowload files — and ASCAP sued, saying artists should get royalties both for the music and the performance as it downloads.
Posted In: Crime

Sarbanes-Oxley may be only part of the problem

Apr 24, 2007
Congress' attempt to fix corporate misbehavior is now blamed for driving business out of U.S. markets. But Benn Steil of the Council on Foreign Relations tells Kai Ryssdal that's not entirely true.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street

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